Family: Ericaceae
Rhododendron praestans Balf.f. & W.W.Sm.
Name Institution Det by and when
Rhododendron praestans Balf.f. & W.W.Sm.EdinburghChamberlain, David F. 1978
holotype of Rhododendron semnum Balf.f. & Forrest
Collector/Expedition: Forrest, George
Collection number: 14233
Collection date: July 1917
Country of origin: China:Yunnan, W NW
Collecting locality: Mekong/Salween divide
Habitat: In Rhododendron forest.
Description: Shrub of 15-20 feet; flowers creamy white with crimson at base.
Barcode: E00001011
Herbarium region: 4 (Inner China, Korea and Taiwan)